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Your smartphone and / or tablet is just begging for an update. From time to time, these mobile devices are blessed with maintenance refreshes, bug fixes, custom ROMs and anything in between, and so many of them are floating around that it's easy for a sizable chunk to get lost in the mix. To make...

September 30th 2012 at 8:06pm 0 Comments
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Ready for Samsung's latest entrant to the Windows Phone game? Hopefully you answered "yes," because we're about to take you through an in-depth look at such a device: the Focus 2. Around the time that we United States-based Engadgeteers were lusting over Nokia's Lumia 800 and getting to know the H...

May 26th 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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CTIA 2012 is wrapping up and we thought we'd spend a few minutes reminiscing about some of the more interesting devices we had a chance to see for the first time or that were launched here. Unfortunately for us -- and thereby for you, too -- the show lacked the bite we've seen at previous events,...

May 10th 2012 at 3:10pm 0 Comments
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Mystery, solved. That SGH-i667 'Mandel' Windows Phone that cropped up earlier in the month (and is shown above on the left)? Word on the street at that point was that it had been nixed from AT&T's lineup, but somehow, that same device actually made the trip to New Orleans. Sure enough, it debu...

May 9th 2012 at 5:59pm 0 Comments
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The deluge of Mango devices isn't over yet. Hot on the heels of the Lumia 800, the Titan, Radar and the wallet-friendly Focus Flash comes the Samsung Focus S. There's not a whole lot of mystery to Sammy's flagship Windows Phone 7.5 handset. It's not terribly different from many of its cousins pac...

November 17th 2011 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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If you've been concentrating on which Windows Phones are coming out this fall, here's two more to add to your meditating mind: the Samsung Focus S and its little brother, the Focus Flash, are heading to AT&T on November 6th, according to AT&T's Facebook page. The Focus S, brandishing its...

October 28th 2011 at 2:42pm 0 Comments
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Shopping for a new smartphone is an exciting and arduous experience. It holds the promise of something better and the fear of a two-year commitment. For gadget enthusiasts, it also involves pouring over specs and reviews, and fretting over what's coming out in the near-term. As we publish this bu...

September 12th 2011 at 12:05pm 0 Comments
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Welcome to Engadget's Back to School guide! We know that this time of year can be pretty annoying and stressful for everyone, so we're here to help out with the heartbreaking process of gadget buying for the school-aged crowd. Today, we're tapping away on our smartphones -- and you can head to the...

August 22nd 2011 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Now that's more like it: AT&T's got the Samsung Focus for $99.99 on a new two-year deal alongside the LG Quantum if landscape QWERTY is more your cup of tea, two Windows Phone 7 handsets that launched at $199.99 but suddenly become a whole heck of a lot more appealing at half the price -- and yo...

January 3rd 2011 at 7:14pm 0 Comments